The Scottsboro Boys

Musical - Original

Lyceum Theatre

  • First Preview: October 7, 2010
  • Opening Date: October 31, 2010
  • Closing Date: December 12, 2010
  • Previews: 29
  • Performances: 49

Book: David Thompson

Music: John Kander

Lyrics: Fred Ebb

Synopsis

A stirring new musical that explores the infamous 1930s Scottsboro Case in which a group of African-American teenagers is falsely accused of a terrible crime — ultimately provoking national outrage that sparked the American Civil Rights movement.

 

Opening Night Cast

John Cullum in The Scottsboro Boys John Cullum Interlocutor
Judge
Governor of Alabama
Joshua Henry in The Scottsboro Boys Joshua Henry Haywood Patterson
Colman Domingo in The Scottsboro Boys Colman Domingo Lawyer Bones
Mr. Bones
Clerk
Sheriff Bones
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Opening Night Production Credits

David Thompson David Thompson Book
John Kander John Kander Music
Fred Ebb Fred Ebb Lyrics
Susan Stroman Susan Stroman Director
Susan Stroman Susan Stroman Choreographer
Beowulf Boritt Beowulf Boritt Scenic Design
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Videos (7)

 

Awards


Astaire Awards

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Choreographer of a Broadway Show Susan Stroman Winner
2011 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Joshua Henry Nominee
2011 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Colman Domingo Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Actor in a Musical Joshua Henry Nominee
2011 Book of a Musical David Thompson Nominee
2011 Choreography Susan Stroman Nominee
2011 Direction of a Musical Susan Stroman Nominee
2011 Featured Actor in a Musical Forrest McClendon Nominee
2011 Featured Actor in a Musical Colman Domingo Nominee
2011 Lighting Design of a Musical Ken Billington Nominee
2011 Musical   Nominee
2011 Orchestrations Larry Hochman Nominee
2011 Original Score John Kander
Fred Ebb
Nominee
2011 Scenic Design of a Musical Beowulf Boritt Nominee
2011 Sound Design of a Musical Peter Hylenski Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Dec. 12, 2010 29 $454,251
$767,492
$171,786 $64.93
$250.00
6996
900
8
0
97.17% 19.38%
Dec. 5, 2010 28 $282,465
$767,492
$9,215 $50.43
$250.00
5601
900
8
0
77.79% 17.96%
Nov. 28, 2010 27 $273,250
$767,492
-$9,804 $63.43
$250.00
4308
900
8
0
59.83% -7.93%
Nov. 21, 2010 26 $283,054
$767,492
- $58.01
$250.00
4879
900
8
0
67.76% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,293,020
$3,069,968
  $59.20 21784
28800
32
0
75.64 %  
Cumulative
  $2,750,411
$7,518,602
  $52.46
$250.00
52266
70452
49
29
74.19 %  
 
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